The office of the Village Clerk works hard to provide efficient, friendly public service to the residents of the Village of Bellaire, and to anyone who comes in contact with the office.
Responsibilities of the Clerk vary tremendously. The Clerk, Lori Luckett, maintains all official records of the village including minutes, ordinances, and finances. Records for the Lakeview Cemetery and the sales of gravesites are also maintained by the Clerk's office.The Clerk’s office maintains records for the Planning Commission and the Zoning Board of Appeals.
Maintainance of records is followed according to a Retention and Disposal Schedule that has been approved by the State of Michigan. The Clerk's office is also responsible for publishing and posting all legal notices and for Freedom of Information Act responses.
The Clerk is the custodian of the City seal and affixes it to all documents and instruments requiring the seal. The Clerk certifies, by signature, all ordinances and resolutions enacted or passed by the Village Council. The Clerk is also empowered to administer oaths of office.
Office hours for the Village Clerk are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The offices are open during the lunch hour. Contact the Clerk by stopping by, by calling 231-533-8213, or by email.